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  • Six Maryland schools set to reopen

    Six Maryland schools set to reopen
    Six Maryland schools were scheduled to reopen Wednesday morning after state health officials, relying on advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, decided the severity of the swine flu outbreak did not warrant keeping students at home....
  • MSA changes may have raised scores

    State education officials acknowledged yesterday for the first time that they had changed the Maryland School Assessment this year in a way that experts say contributed to an unusually large rise in student test scores. According to experts, the test was...
  • Miller presses teachers for help on slots

    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has told the leaders of the state's powerful teachers union that they need to support a November referendum to legalize slot machine gambling or be prepared for severe cuts in education funding. The board of the...
  • Twilight meteor reported Monday in Maryland

     
    The Tuesday morning mail contained the following report from a reader in Reisterstown, Md. He and his wife spotted a bright meteor to their south after sunset on Monday evening. The crescent moon and planet Jupiter were visible in the southwest.Here's.......
  • 'Amazing Race' cast announced for season 16

     
    We'd heard the rumors about Jeff and Jordan from Big Brother and former Miss Teen South Carolina Caitlin "some people out there in our nation don't have maps" Upton being on the next season of The Amazing Race.It turns out......
  • For utilities, heavy snowfall means heavy work

    Despite the best efforts of more than 1,100 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers, some of whom trudged through 3-foot drifts and climbed poles in the driving snow, about 20,000 residents of the region remained without power Saturday night. During the...
  • Roads still dangerous, state warns drivers

    Maryland drivers are expected to awake today to a road network that has significantly improved since the weekend's enormous snowfall, but they will still face dangerous conditions. The biggest challenge for many motorists will be reaching main roads....
  • Magna protests state bid to use eminent domain

    Magna Entertainment Corp. and its bankruptcy attorneys criticized Gov. Martin O'Malley's bid Wednesday to assert eminent domain powers over the Preakness Stakes, saying passage of the legislation could lead to more litigation. The governor and lawyers...
  • Child advocates urge probe of state official's ties to group home to go further

    Child advocates yesterday called for an investigation into whether the state Department of Human Resources' oversight of a group home company was compromised by the relationship between an agency official and the company. DHR is looking into whether...
  • Families of the 372nd tormented by stories of POW abuses in Iraq

    CUMBERLAND - For months, members of the 372nd Military Police Company harbored a terrible secret. The Army Reserve unit based near here - whose service in Iraq made many of its members hometown heroes - had boasted six months ago of its credentials for a...
  • 'The emotions are still there'

    The musicians dressed in the black of mourning took their places. At 8:46 a.m. yesterday, a year to the moment after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center, the choir rose, and the orchestra, led by the deep strains of the bass, began to play...
  • Extent of storm damage growing

    Tropical Storm Isabel destroyed or severely damaged thousands of Maryland homes and businesses, government officials said yesterday as the full extent of the storm's toll began to emerge. More than 3,300 homes were damaged or destroyed in eastern...